Onions - a very healthy plant. It is very often used in various dishes to give them a special slightly harsh taste and aroma. The taste of ordinary fresh onion is familiar to everyone since childhood. And what if you try to pickle him? You will get a wonderful addition to your dishes with a specific spicy and slightly sour taste..
How to pickle onions for salad?
For this you need a glass container. It is necessary to place four heads of onions, cut into rings. Before the onion is in the vessel, you must scald it with boiling water. Otherwise, onions will be bitter. Four tablespoons of nine percent vinegar, one teaspoon of salt and one tablespoon of sugar should be placed in one liter of cold boiled water. Pour the prepared marinade onions and leave for two hours in a cold place. In the salad such onion is added as a spice to your taste.
Pickled onions in vinegar
At first it is necessary to cut two-three onions into half rings. Then, pour warm boiled water over it, add 9% acetic acid (one tablespoon of vinegar per half liter of water), salt, sugar and ground black pepper to taste. All this must be thoroughly mixed and cooled for thirty minutes. In this recipe, vinegar can easily be replaced with the juice of one lemon. If your taste preferences allow, you can add different greens to your taste.
Pickled onions with beets
In a glass jar put one kilogram of onions, cut into rings, pre-scalded with boiling water. Then in a jar of onions must be placed sliced beets. Marinade prepared from wine vinegar and water in a ratio of one to one. Pepper and salt to taste. The resulting marinade pour onions and beets and insist everything in the cold during the day. Onions, marinated in this way, can be served as a side dish to meat.
Spicy pickled onions
A pound of red onion peeled and cut into half rings. Then it is necessary to scald it with boiling water and put it in a deep ceramic bowl. Add finely chopped garlic (three cloves), coriander (a quarter of a teaspoon), red and black pepper to taste (it is possible to replace with curry seasoning), granulated sugar, in the amount of one teaspoon, as well as salt. All this is to fill with vegetable oil, which must be one hundred milliliters. Then dilute one tablespoon of 9% vinegar in a glass of water and add the solution to the marinade. Mix everything thoroughly and keep in the fridge for an hour.
How to pickle onions in Georgian?
Dip four peeled onions in boiling water for three minutes. Then it is necessary to cool, cut into rings and put in a ceramic bowl. Wine vinegar diluted with water in the ratio of one to one. Add salt and various seasonings to taste, such as cloves, coriander, bay leaf and cinnamon. Prepared onion pour the resulting marinade and incubate in the refrigerator for about three hours.
Asian pickling onions
A pound of medium bulbs to clean, pour boiling water and place in a jar. For the marinade, you need to mix five tablespoons of a pink wine with the same amount of vodka or sake, add two hundred milliliters of rice vinegar and four tablespoons of granulated sugar. Put the mixture on the fire and bring to a boil with constant stirring. Pour the marinade onion and close the jar with a lid. After waiting for the jar to cool, put it in the fridge and leave it there for one hour.
Choose a recipe to your liking and remember that you yourself can experiment with this dish. Marinated onions are not only tasty and savory additives to various meat and fish dishes, as well as salads. This is a delicious and healthy original delicacy.
Enjoy your meal!